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File #: 18-0565 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Contract Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/1/2020 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 5/7/2020 Final action:
Title: FIXED ROUTE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES - RATIFY CONTRACT AMENDMENT DUE TO COVID-19
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A - Second Temporary Contract Amendment
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Ivan Cabrera, AICP, Redevelopment Manager
THROUGH: Renée A. Jadusingh, Esq., CRA Executive Director
DATE: May 7, 2020

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FIXED ROUTE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES - RATIFY CONTRACT AMENDMENT DUE TO COVID-19

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Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Ratify the Fixed Route Transportation Services Contract Amendment executed following a declared state of emergency due to COVID-19.

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Background:
The CRA and First Transit, Inc. previously entered into a Transportation Services Agreement dated June 25, 2019, (“Original Agreement”). On February 25, 2020, both parties entered into to a First Amendment to the Original Agreement to amend the Contract Price for the transportation services.

On March 13, 2020, due to COVID-19 Coronavirus, the City of Delray Beach, Florida (“City’) declared a state of emergency to properly prepare for, and respond to the virus; on March 20, 2020, the City confirmed the state of emergency dated March 13, 2020, and ordered all non-essential businesses to close pursuant to Resolution No. 75-20; and on March 26, 2020, Palm Beach County issued emergency order 2020-002 ordering all non-critical businesses to close.

Due to the City’s declared state of emergency the ensuing emergency orders, the CRA and First Transit entered into a temporary contract amendment. This amendment may be further amended in order for the CRA and First Transit to comply with federal, state, and local orders related to COVID-19. Furthermore, this amendment shall remain in effect until the City terminates its state of emergency due to COVID-19, at which time the terms and conditions of the Original Agreement shall be reinstated.

On March, 23, 2020, the Fixed Route service was suspended until further notice in order to prevent exposing riders and drivers to COVID-19.

The Second Temporary Contract Amendment was executed on April 3, 2020 and included temporary changes related to ceasing operations of the service route...

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